Dendrobium senile

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Old Man Orchid
White-haired Dendrobium
Dendrobium senile.jpg
1864 illustration[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
Subtribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: D. senile
Binomial name
Dendrobium senile
C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f.

Callista senilis (C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f.) Kuntze

Dendrobium senile, commonly known as the White-haired Dendrobium or Old Man Orchid, is a species of flowering plant in the Orchidaceae family. It is native to Indochina (Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar).[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892) del. et lith. James Bateman (1811-1897) - "Curtis's botanical magazine" vol. 91 (ser. 3 nr. 21) tab. 5520 (
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Sittisujjatham, S. (2009). Wild Orchid of Thailand 2: 1-463. Amarin.
  4. ^ Averyanov, L.. (2012). New orchid taxa and records in the flora of Vietnam. Taiwania 57: 127-152.

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